Conference Session Notes

Session Notes | Music Connected 2016

Published on Wednesday 27 April 2016

CMU Business Editor Chris Cooke presented the extended version of ‘Digital Dollar In Ten Steps’ at Music Connected 2016. The ten steps are as follows…

STEP 01: There are two sets of music rights.

STEP 02: Each copyright comes with a number of controls.

STEP 03: The music industry licenses directly or collectively.

STEP 04: Streaming exploits both reproduction rights and performing rights.

STEP 05: Record labels usually license digital services directly.

STEP 06: Publishers sometimes license digital direct and sometimes license collectively.

STEP 07: Streaming deals are ultimately revenue share deals.

STEP 08: But there are other elements to the deal.

STEP 09: Label provides the content – but the service needs to pay the publisher too.

STEP 10: There are plenty of debates to be had around the digital dollar.

To read more, download the extended ‘Digital Dollar In Ten Steps’ slides HERE.

You can download a copy of the report ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ HERE.


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